Story: Manawatū and Horowhenua region

Longburn freezing works

Longburn freezing works

Head supervisor Ian Cruden and by-products manager Keith Rose stand in front of a freezer full of frozen lamb, stacked in such a way that the scene looks like an abstract artwork, in 1985. The works closed two years later.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: EP/1985/3577/16
Photograph by Ross Giblin

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Manawatū and Horowhenua region - Challenges: 1960s to 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 April 2024)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Apr 2015